Tag: Lung Health Program

Breathing Innovation: South Miami Hospital Patient Gets...

A 79-year-old retiree with chronic emphysema, who had trouble breathing at rest, underwent a new life-altering procedure at South Miami...

February 13, 2020

Here’s Why Tuberculosis Can Still Be a...

While tuberculosis (TB) has not been a widespread health issue for Americans for decades, it remains a potentially serious threat...

March 21, 2019

Pulmonary Rehab: Improving Quality of Life for...

If you or someone close to you suffers with a lung disease, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), pulmonary...

March 11, 2019

Vaping’s Impact on Young Brains; Flu Uptick;...

Vaping by children and teens surged 75 percent  in 2018, compared to 2017, according to a policy statement issued this week...

February 1, 2019

Knowing Your Common Asthma Triggers (Video)

A new study finds that older adults with asthma are five times more likely to die from this chronic condition,...

August 23, 2017

Here’s Why COPD is Deadlier for Women

While fewer Americans are dying from the disease in recent years, a lack of public awareness may explain, in part,...

December 15, 2016

Air Quality and Your Health

Air quality not only affects our breathing, but also our overall health, especially for people with chronic health conditions like...

May 3, 2016

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Editor’s Note: To mark World Cancer Research Awareness Day on September 24, Miami Cancer Institute CEO and executive medical director Michael J. Zinner, M.D., offers...

COVID-19 Roundup: Latest on Pfizer Booster...

FDA Approves Pfizer-BioNTech Booster Shots for Those 65-plus, Certain Others at ‘High Risk’ The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has amended the “emergency use...

Ask The Psychiatrist: What’s Behind the...

Suicide rates in the U.S. are rising, experts say, and the coronavirus pandemic may be to blame. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control...

Vascular Disease Awareness: Facts on the...

An unobstructed flow of nutrient-rich blood is necessary for preventing both heart and vascular diseases, and it is the vital link they share. But it’s...

Spine Surgeries at Miami Neuroscience Institute...

Ignoring persistent back pain is not a good idea, because you never know if it’s your body’s signal that something serious is causing your discomfort....

New Study: Aim for 7,000-10,000 Steps...

Logging in your daily steps on any of a multitude of apps available has become a common practice, even during the pandemic. But are 10,000...

Men, Cancer and Fertility: Overcoming Challenges...

The most common cancers that affect men — primarily testicular and prostate cancers — can cause significant fertility problems that affect their ability to father...

COVID-19 Roundup: FDA Panel Recommends Pfizer...

FDA Advisory Panel Recommends Pfizer Third Doses to Those 65 & Older, and Those at High Risk An advisory panel of experts for the U.S....

Latest Case Against Too Many Sugary...

Sugary drinks fuel weight gain and the U.S. obesity epidemic among adults and children, elevating the risk of diabetes and other chronic diseases, physicians, dietitians...

Spotlight on Thyroid Cancer, An Increasingly...

When actress Sofia Vergara recently opened up on television about her experience with thyroid cancer, she helped shine a spotlight on this increasingly common cancer....